Imphal: La. Ganesan, senior level from Tamil Nadu, has been appointed as the new governor of Manipur on Sunday.
Ganesan will take charge on Monday as the 17th governor of Manipur.
The post of the governor had fallen vacant after the retirement of Najma Heptulla earlier this month.
The President has been pleased to appoint La. Ganesan, to be the Governor of Manipur with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office, a PIB release said.
Dr Najma Heptulla had demitted office on August 10 and the charge was given to Sikkim governor Ganga Prasad.